Kozak estimated the possibility of introducing protective duties on the export of oil

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in photobacteria oil. Archival photoKozak estimated the possibility of introducing protective duties on the export of oil© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

The government of the Russian Federation does not exclude the possibility of introducing protective duties on the export of oil and oil products, the risk is high, told reporters Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak.

«Options (response. — Approx. ed.): alignment of export alternatives — introduction in the case that the agreements that took place today, will not help, will have to use the tool. The market is the market – we will have to introduce protective duties on oil and oil products in order to make ravnovelikimi of crude oil and petroleum products on the domestic and foreign markets», — said Kozak.

He noted that the decision on introduction of duties can be made «next week».

«We are in law the powers the government is granted, and this decision can be made,» he said.

Answering the question of how high the probability is that protective duties are imposed, Kozak said, «High.»

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